Search This Blog

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Exclusive: Skills shortage leads Royal Navy to recruit overseas

HMS Queen ElizabethUnder new proposals, qualified engineers will be allowed to join the senior service directly at officer level for the first time in its history, leapfrogging junior ranks to secure higher salaries.

Once there, they are to be “incentivised” to stay on, with one-off bonuses worth thousands of pounds.

The Royal Navy is short of around 500 engineers and has launched the unprecedented move, codenamed Operation Faraday, to ensure it has the skilled manpower needed to operate its new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers by the time the first one is launched in 2020.

Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.